Patty was born to Jack and Joleen Dietz on April 24, 1945, in Coffeyville. She attended school in Coffeyville and Ponca City, Okla. She was a graduate of Field Kindley High School in 1963 and of Coffeyville Community College in 1965.
Patty was married to Phillip Zeigler in 1965 in Miami, Okla.
Patty was employed by Braum’s Ice Cream and Dairy as a Store Manager and as a District Manager for 17 years.
Patty was an active member of the Coffeyville sports community and one of the co-founders of the Coffeyville Wrestling Club.
Surviving to honor Patty’s memory are her husband, Phil Zeigler; son, Jim Ray Zeigler of Powell; mother, Joleen Hood of Coffeyville; sister, Terry Dietz of Tulsa, Okla.; nieces, Kristin Halliburton of Manhattan, Kans., Kelly Munoz of Houston, Texas, and Kimberly Halliburton of Tulsa, Okla.
Patty was preceded in death by her father, Jack Dietz of Detroit, Mich.; grandfather, Jess Moore; grandmother and step-grandfather, Mary and Phillip Haag.
Funeral services to honor Patty will be at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Dec.16 at Penwell-Gabel Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel, 2405 Woodland Avenue, Coffeyville, Kans. Interment will follow in Penwell-Gabel’s Restlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Coffeyville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Northwest College Foundation to help establish the Mary Patricia Zeigler Memorial Wrestling Scholarship, 231 W. Sixth St., Powell, WY 82435.